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of strengthening the u.s./japanese alliance. when it comes to china as the two largest global economies both china and the united states have a responsibility to ensure sustained and balanced economic growth. this is the president's first trip abroad since his re-election. and he's been able to fill in some more details on shifting u.s. economic and security forces toward southeast asia and the pacific. but the visit is overshadowed by other international issues in the spotlight. amongst the asia pacific community, that would be the battle over the south china sea which involves china cambodia and the philippines. while that's one of asia's biggest security issues right now, it's paling in comparison to what's going on in the middle east. fighting between israel and hamas continued again yesterday. the palestinian death toll is now up near 100 and many of those people are civilians. president obama and bill clinton both took to the phones yesterday, speaking with benjamin netanyahu of israel and president mohammed morsi of
seats in the u.s. senate. they've got two extra seats. yes if john kerry goes to the state department, there is a special election but it doesn't mean a slam dunk that scott brown or any other republican wins that seat. and oh, by the way i still think president obama owes john kerry. keep in mind, the president's speech that he just had in this election on election night where he said we're not in red states and the blue states, we're the united states. that was a riff on his speech he gave at the democratic convention back in 2004 and oh, by the way he doesn't get that platform as a state senator from illinois who's running for senate. he doesn't get that platform had it not been for john kerry. who, by the way, john kerry has been a steadfast supporter showed up at all of the debates defending president obama. give the job to john kerry. he's good at it. he knows all of the world leaders from his time in the senate on the foreign relations committee. give susan rice something else. i don't know. coming up,
been positive for obama. >> her husband is jay-z. >> bill: yes. >> one u.s. marine has an ambitious goal to help the wounded warrior project. sergeant enrique trevino of florida is on his way to doing one million pushups this year all for the charity. he tells abc -- >> bill: is that like nonstop? >> one million pushups for the year. >> bill: nonstop? >> it started out as a new year's resolution. starts his day by doing 500 pushups before going to work. he does them about every five to ten minutes. does anywhere from 25 to 50 in one sitting before breakfast. then he kicks it up a notch during his lunch break. 30 minutes straight! gets 600 pushups done during lunch. he's ahead of schedule. he's done 845,000 pushups so far this year. >> i just did the math by the way. to do a million in one year, you have to do 2,739 pushups every day! >> he does that -- a lot of times more so occasionally he can take a day off. >> i only do 1,000 a day. >> bill: i only do 50 before i come over in the morning. and
. democrats had a good night in the u.s. senate. >> democrats had a great night in the senate. sherrod brown winner of ohio, our good friend. i know he's independent, but a democratic in our hearts. sanders winning vermont your former employer. elizabeth warren, big big win over scott brown in mass mis. they called that one early. we now have the first openly gay u.s. senator tammy baldwin was elected last night. >> bill: in wisconsin. >> in wisconsin. in virginia, tim cain over george allen. >> bill: big win. >> bill nelson in florida. >> bill: connie mack. >> just demolished him. joe donnelly over richard mourdoch. claire mccaskill over todd akin. in nevada right now they called it just a little while ago that the republican dean holland did call that seat. >> bill: jon tester leading in montana and heidi hidecamp leading. that would be a pick up, north dakota would be holding on to the seat and jon tester would be reelect the. so a great night in the senate 53 to the republicans 45, democrats could get up to 55 if those two go the other way. they look like they're going to go and then hou
and his commitment to work with the u.s. on human rights dialogue will unlease the incredible potential of that beautiful country. this is obama's first trip overseas since his reelection shows he is serious about shifting america's focus leastward. the two are continuing to fire rockets and israel has blamed hamas for does sends of arrests since the violence started. more "bill press show" after the break. we'll be right back. here in our own country. >> it's an issue that ultimately effects each and every one of us. >> thats why current is stepping up. >> ... by feeding the needy. >>... feeding the needy. >>... feeding the needy. >>... feeding the needy. >>... feeding the needy. >> for an entire week we'll explore hunger, malnutrition >> ... and offer solutions. >> so join us here at current tv where together, we'll feed the needy. >> brought to you by the all new doge dart. >> doge: new rules. now imagine the worst case scenario. worse than that. [ woman screaming ] worse. that bad. [ lasers ] so now we need airbags. more airbags. perfect. give it smart brakes
status at the united nations. the u.s. voted against it for all of the wrong reasons, i believe, and the rebels in syria showing more and more strength and gaining more and more territory. we have a lot to talk about this morning. good to have you with us. don't forget, you can join the conversation any time at 866-55-press. on twitter@bp show on facebook facebook.com/billpressshow. and there is this great little fun thing called the chat room going on all through the next three hours. we go to current.com and click on the chat room. join other listeners on your local progressive talk radio station. talk about the issues we are talking about. there we go. team press put in a whole week. >> believe it or not. >> talking points this week. peter ogburn. >> all right. >> with sipcyprian bowlding. and he is still -- i know, you think he has spent six bucks yet. >> four bucks. i don't know. i don't know how he spent it. >> to dinner last night. >> could have bought a hot dog. can't even get a cup of coffee at starbucks. >> showing off his winnings
million in the u.s. alone over the last three days. the last bond flick "quantum of solace" took in $67 million in its first weekend. >> bill: i heard "skyfall" is really good. >> i've heard nothing but good. as you drink your coffee this morning, look at the cup and ponder this. in less than 70 years coffee could be extinct. that's the worst-case scenario spelled out in a new study by climate change by researchers at the botanic gardens in england. the arabica coffee plant and many others could likely not grow in the wild as soon as the year 2080 because it will be too warm and the coffee growing regions of africa and south america for the beans to grow which will make the cup of coffee that will then from an indoor farm very expensive. >> bill: look, i'm all for climate change. wouldn't they grow it somewhere else? >> like in alaska. we could replace oil with coffee and it would be the new -- >> bill: this is why i stopped drinking coffee. about 20 years ago. i knew it was coming. >> correct. >> veterans day.
. yes, indeed. today a big first for the "full court press." we have not one but two u.s. senators. yesterday, the president's sister. are we delivering or what here? you know what i mean? >> i like it. >> bill: hope you guys appreciate this. tom harkin from iowa. sherrod brown to be re-elected today as the senator from ohio. it is tuesday. tuesdays with judd. judd legum will be here from think progress. that's just a few of our guests. many guests this morning. look, i'm going to give you the exact count of what's going to happen today. don't have to wait up tonight. i'll tell you. but first -- >> this is the "full court press." >> other headlines making news on this tuesday the minnesota vikings player who has been an outspoken proponent of marriage equality is sticking up for his beliefs. chris cluey resigned after that newspaper endorsed minnesota amendment one which would embed inequality into the state's constitution. he had contributed a blog to the paper's web site on all things sports and
. there are now more women with driver's licenses in the u.s. than men. according to a new university of michigan study experts say this could have huge economic implications because studies also show that overall women purchase smaller and safer cars as men. they drive less and get in less accidents. the study looked at drivers today versus drivers in 1995. now about 106 million women have licenses. 104 million men. >> bill: how do you drive fewer miles -- they probably drive fewer miles but they drive better. that's really, really important. significant finding. >> if you want to watch your weight, you wouldn't think to grab a pepsi but the soda maker is looking to change that. they're testing a new soda -- they're changing a new -- testing a new soda in japan called pepsi special contains dex trin that is a fiber that can help reduce fat levels in the body. drinking soda will help you burn fat. no word if that will ever make it here. >> bill: you can drink diet pepsi. >> they're saying drinking this will help yo
news. >> when you have four people dead, including the first u.n. ambas -- u.s. ambassador in more than 30 years, how do you call that hype? >> how many security contractors died in iraq? do you know? >> i don't. >> no. nobody does because nobody cared. we know that several hundred died but there was never an official count done of security contractors in iraq. so when i see this focus on what was essentially a small fire fight, i think number one -- i've covered a lot of fire fights, it is impossible to figure out what happens in them sometimes and second, i think that the emphasis on benghazi has been political partly because fox was operating as a wing of the republican party. >> all right, thank you. >> you're welcome. >> bill: let's play it again. he says you're welcome. >> never ask a question you don't know the answer to. >> bill: you're welcome. get outta here! cut his mic. apparently he reported that the producer told him after the interview -- after they pulled the plug, the producer said you
, the estimated jackpot has grown to $500 million the second highest lottery payout in u.s. history. mega millions saw the $656 million jackpot winner earlier this year. >> bill: there it is. i've got them. >> i'm getting five, too. >> bill: there is my quick pick. >> they're $2 though. >> cyprian has his now too he just showed. you've got competition. >> bill: competition in house here. >> bill has said if he wins, he's going to split the winnings with all of us here on the show. i thought it was really sweet. >> bill: you know i'm not that dumb. >> payout is about half that so it is about $250 million. you will be as rich as mitt romney. >> bill: mitt romney who was seen buying a lottery ticket, too. so victoria, before we get to the news of the day if you'll forgive us please, because victoria and i do have a thing about animals and particularly about cats because i know you're a cat person. i just got back from istanbul. >> mm-hmm. >> bill: istanbul, the most strike thing i found about the city are the cats. >>
awarded in the u.s. each year, $800 million go completely uncollected. >> no kidding. >> bill: oh, my god. >> what happens to that money? >> no one picks them up. >> most lotteries give you six months 180 days to pick it up and i think it goes back into the fund of that state lottery benefits whether it is education or schools. >> that's not all bad. don't just let money go. >> nfl star is still awaiting for his date on the basketball court with president obama. washington redskins sensation quarterback robert griffin iii tells yahoo news he challenged the president to a game of pickup last year but the president said he would only play if rgiii would be on his team. he hopes to meet him on the court soon. >> bill: i'll bet you they'll be playing soon. >> he should have him over. rgiii is the hottest thing in sports right now. >> plenty of complaints about airline food. one airline trying something new. taking something it knows a lot of people love and putting it in the air. kentucky fried chicken. hop on any
louisiana to secede from the u.s., petitions from seven states have collected enough signatures to trigger a promised review from the obama administration. the report notes that 69 similar petitions according to the alter net have garnered over 670,000 signatures from all 50 states. prompting a review that will no doubt consist of junior white house staffers enjoying a good laugh before placing them in a circular file. not to be left out someone offered another petition to the administration to strip the citizenship from everyone who signed the petition to secede and exile them. so it is good to know after the election and a decisive democratic victory that we are all united now and will never fight again. travis is calling us from chicago, illinois. good morning travis. you're on the "bill press show." welcome. >> caller: good morning, john. >> john: what a pleasure. >> caller: every time i hear all of this big uproar about benghazi thing, it makes me sick because out here in chicago we've got about 20 kids killing
here in the u.s. until january. the hill reports the producers were more than happy to send mrs. obama dvds of the current season so long as she would not spoil the episodes for the rest of the entire country. >> bill: you have to have friends over to the white house to watch it. >> it could start spreading. joe biden had a cool meeting yesterday. the vice president got together with bono, lead singer of the rock band u2. they talked about global development, a.i.d.s. and fighting poverty. he's is in town for several meetings. >> bill: the reporters, i was at the briefing yesterday reporters went bonkers because suddenly there were rumors that bono was walking out of the west wing and people flew out of the briefing room to chase bono down the driveway then later they went chasing jim messina the campaign manager. they weren't together. it was two different times so at the briefing, somebody said hey wait a minute. both jim messina and bono were seen leaving the west wing. what was going on? jay carney said you j
attack on the u.s. console late that killed ambassador christopher stephens and three other americans. they opened fire and then fled the seen. turning to election-related news, there is just no escaping presidential election politics. the gop is reporting more than 15 republicans are considering a run. marco rubio, bobby jindal and now paul ryan. it is time to end the aims straw poll. history shows there is a little correlation between who wins the straw poll and who gets the nomination. last year the straw poll gave michele bachmann some credit. and president obama has a new pen pal, a 10-year-old. she first invited the president to dinner with no response. so then she sent him this letter. she wrote it to the position thanking him for his position on same-sex marriage, since sophia is being raised by her two dads. she called the president her hero, and he wrote back saying her letter made him hopeful for the future. arguments to feel confident in their positions. i want them to have the data and i want them to have the passion. but it's also about telling them, yo
up for her second attempt at the u.s. senate. >> i like that, wrestling lady. >> bill: she's running against a great democratic, congressman chris murphy. she said this morning, by the way, that it's ok to volt for obama, as long as you also vote for me. she's not telling people to vote for romney, she's indicating volt for obama. >> did she reallile? >> they put this on the door knockers that they handed out to people. it's fascinating because linda mcmain donated $150,000 to romney's campaign and is now telling people to vote for obama. it's the height of hypocrisy. >> bill: she notes connecticut is going to go blue. >> you never know if they will switch before election day but it seems to be trending in murphy's favor. >> bill: i think people feel she's not a serious candidate for the u.s. senate. on the first run for public office, u.s. senate, representing connecticut? >> when your legacy is that you were dealing with fake wrestling, i don't think you get a whole lot of legitimacy from that. >> bill: also you might make some parallels. virginia. >> it has been a really civil sen
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